Active since 2005',
Having worked with Multi-Platinum selling artist 'Mims' from Brooklyn, New York, on a song titled 'Dangerous',
& having won the National & Regional Scribe With Me songwriting competition (Promoting anti-gambling) in 2011.
Achieving those accolades throughout all of Christchurch Cities earthquakes, whilst caring for his Grandfather,
All in the same year, Upream has continued to build his legacy, & is fresh from graduating from New Zealand's first ever
'Hip Hop/MC Course' - At the Whitireia Polytech in Porirua, alongside the pioneers of New Zealand hip hop, being tutored by members of 'The Footsouljahs' & MMA - 'Make Music Aoteatoa' Record Label featuring some of the hottest artists and premier DJ's of the past 20+ years in the New Zealand music industry.
The quest for knowledge will never end, & the passion to genuinely help people, mainly the youth, positively through urban music is Upream's sole direction at this current stage of his musical journey. To encourage & help build proper foundations & support systems for our youth. Completely independent, Upream is actively working alongside other Wellington & Porirua based artists, & look's set to release more material in the coming future.